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Bye urges colleagues, Malloy to scale back town aid cuts

The Senate chair of the General Assembly’s budget-writing panel challenged her colleagues and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday to ease the municipal aid cuts they are seeking — or watch one budget be rejected after another. Sen. Beth Bye also fears many cities and towns already are making plans to increase property tax rates based on the state budgets proposed over the past week.

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Op-ed: The hidden cost of MRSA

A universal policy to raise awareness of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections would be beneficial in halting the spread of this infection. The effective implementation of a national consensus guideline is critical in its prevention, because an increase in MRSA transmission is increasing the cost of health care. This needs to be addressed. The public’s […]